Herbert Charles HARSANT


HARSANT, Herbert Charles

Service Number: 763
Enlisted: 20 August 1914, Enlisted at South Melbourne
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Train
Born: Mitcham, Southwark, London, England, 1881
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Council Secondary School, Southwark, London, England
Occupation: Storeman
Died: Illness (Enteric), At sea (HS Devanha), 9 September 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 68, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 763, 1st Divisional Train, Enlisted at South Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 763, 1st Divisional Train, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 763, 1st Divisional Train, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne
9 Sep 1915: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 763, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frederick Charles and Elizabeth Harsant; husband of Jessie Harsant of 44 Howe Crescent, Albert Park, Victoria and later of Waterloo Road, London, England

Date of promotion to Lance Corporal is unknown

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal